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Chicago Bulls Add Three Players for Training Camp
September 27th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Now with a roster standing at 17 after announcing the signings of Solomon Jones, Ben Hansbrough, and Kim English, the Chicago Bulls are all set for training camp, which opens on Monday with the team’s media day. All three deals are likely camp invites only, and it’s unlikely any of...

Grading the Offseason of the Chicago Bulls
September 25th, 2014 at 8:26 PM
Normally, the exercise of prematurely evaluating draft picks and free agency signings before either have stepped foot on a basketball floor for their new team is an exercise of fruitlessness. It’s pandering to the needs of the instant gratification age and eschewing core principles of good journalism. Having said all...

Chicago Bulls Re-Sign Nazr Mohammed for Season 17
September 23rd, 2014 at 9:09 AM
Yesterday, the Chicago Bulls announced that they are re-signing 37-year-old backup center Nazr Mohammed, who has spent nearly half of his life in the NBA. He’s played 16 seasons for eight different NBA teams including Chicago, and since joining the Bulls in 2012 the Chicago native has been noted as...

Player Profile: Chicago Bulls’ Newest Signee, E’Twaun Moore
September 18th, 2014 at 1:23 PM
E’Twaun Moore may end up being man number thirteen off the Bulls bench, or he may end up working his way into the regular rotation off the bench next season. To this point, he’s started 24 games in his three-year NBA career, and he’s averaged just over 18 minutes a...

East Chicago Native E’Twaun Moore and Bulls Agree to Two-Year Deal
September 16th, 2014 at 2:57 PM
After being reported about a month ago by Orlando Magic insider Mary Stevens, E’Twaun Moore’s representation agency, Priority Sports, tweeted out confirmation that their client had indeed signed a two-year contract with the Chicago Bulls. ***PHOTO1*** Shams Charania of RealGM was the first to report that Moore’s deal is only 50 percent...

Ray Allen and the Chicago Bulls are Perfect for Each Other, but in an Imperfect Reality
September 7th, 2014 at 7:15 PM
Earlier today, Sam Smith, the decorated and wonderful writer of the official Chicago Bulls blog composed a think piece on future Hall-of-Famer shooting guard Ray Allen who is one of the few notable remaining players without a team, and how the 39-year-old Allen would be an ideal fit in Chicago....

Chicago Bulls Show Interest in Guard Leandro Barbosa
August 21st, 2014 at 2:13 PM
For the thirteenth and final roster spot, ESPN Brazil is reporting the Chicago Bulls have been rumored to be looking into adding veteran Brazilian guard Leandro Barbosa and formerly of the Phoenix Suns. Barbosa is turning 32 next season and has 11 years of NBA experience under his belt, including...

Bulls Show Interest in Guard Toney Douglas
July 29th, 2014 at 5:19 PM
According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bulls have expressed interest in guard Toney Douglas, per league sources. Douglas, 28, last played for the Miami Heat after being brought to Miami by way of a three team trade involving the Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics mid-January...

Adding Shawn Marion to the Chicago Bulls Isn’t Very Practical, but It Would Be Welcomed
July 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Over the past couple of days on the tweeter network-y-thing Bulls fans have pondered up the idea of signing a former local (well, Waukegan and North Chicago are more like suburbs, but they certainly aren’t northern suburbs like Buffalo Grove and Lake Forest, either), Shawn Marion. The Matrix has had...

Chicago Bulls: the Backup Center Dynamic
July 24th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
Reigning Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah played and started 80 games last season for the Chicago Bulls playing 35.3 minutes a game at a relentless pace. For seven seasons Joakim Noah has poured his heart and soul on to the hardwood; as fierce a competitor the NBA has...

Former Chicago Bull Jimmer Fredette Signs with New Orleans Pelicans
July 18th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
  Jimmer Fredette’s career hasn’t taken off like his mesmerizing college days at Brigham Young University. The days of pulling-up from 30 feet off-the-dribble once upon a time are long gone as Fredette’s struggled to find an NBA home since being selected number ten overall by the Sacramento Kings in 2011. His time with the...

Chicago Bulls: Team Interested in Free Agent Point Guard Aaron Brooks
July 18th, 2014 at 12:17 PM
  According to Aggrey Sam over at CSNChicago.com, the Chicago Bulls have expressed interested in free agent point guard Aaron Brooks. Accounting for the two rookies who project to make the Bulls’final roster – Doug McDermott and Cameron Bairstow. Along with the free agent signings of Pau Gasol, Nikola Mirotic, and...

Mind, Body, and Spirit: Pau Gasol Signs with the Chicago Bulls
July 13th, 2014 at 11:34 PM
  When news broke that free agent veteran big man Pau Gasol agreed to sign with the Chicago Bulls, beat writers in Chi city rejoiced. Aside from that, the reaction felt mixed in Chicago. Gasol admits the decision wasn’t easy claiming to have meditated diligently, which may or may not be...

Kirk Hinrich and Chicago Bulls Agree to Terms
July 13th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
***PHOTO1***   ***UPDATE*** Two-years, $5.6M with player option in year two ($2.73M), per TNT's David Aldrige.  Having spent all but two of his 11-year career with the Chicago Bulls, shooting guard Kirk Hinrich is returning to Chicago again for at least one more season. The wily veteran was an unrestricted free agent, and...

Nikola Mirotic Joining Chicago Bulls Next Season
July 13th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
***UPDATE*** Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the details of the contract are three-year, $17 million.  Serbian forward Nikola Mirotic whose draft rights have been owned by the Chicago Bulls since draft night in 2011 has announced over Twitter through his personal account that he’s agreed to join the Bulls for the 2014-2015 season....

Can the Bulls Upgrade at Shooting Guard Through Free Agency? (Probably Not)
July 12th, 2014 at 12:32 PM
The moratorium is over! Doesn’t have the same ring as, ‘The King has returned!’ does it? Now that the King holding the key to unlocking free agency mayhem has made his most defiant of decisions, the rest of the NBA is scrambling, reacting, and the such. LeBron James going back...

Life Without Carmelo: Why the Chicago Bulls Should Move On
July 11th, 2014 at 12:08 PM
It’s not to say that any basketball team with Carmelo Anthony is a bad team. Having Carmelo Anthony as a part of your basketball team instantly makes your basketball team better, by all accounts. His skill-set and scoring ability is that of Hall of Famers and legends of the game....

Chicago Bulls, Carmelo Anthony May Be Perfect Fit and Could Lead to Championship
June 26th, 2014 at 10:46 AM
Since the Tom Thibodeau era began in Chicago, there’s been one major ongoing area of concern, and no -- its not Derrick Rose’s knees. While Rose’s health remains 24/7 – 365 news; the Tom Thibodeau era, even with Derrick Rose has never amounted to much success on the offensive end....

Arron Afflalo a Potential Option for Chicago Bulls?
June 24th, 2014 at 12:26 PM
Arron Afflalo is not a constellation prize and he’s not the fallback plan. Plan B doesn’t shoot .46/.43/.82 percent from the field, three, and free throw line while dropping 18 points a game and also bearing the brunt of being the only true scoring option on his team. Afflalo probably...

Chicago Bulls Offseason: What’s Happened So Far
July 29th, 2013 at 6:49 PM
It’s been an unsurprisingly slow summer for the Bulls in terms of any major moves.  After coming off an injury riddled season, the Bulls look positioned to be at full strength for opening night of 2013-2014 NBA season (which also happens to be rumored to be opening up against the...